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Exclamation Two British GP tickets up for grabs!

Olympus UK, who are partnered with the McLaren F1 team, is kindly offering two e-group members a fantastic opportunity to attend the British Grand Prix qualifying day (Saturday 5th July), including VIP lunch at the circuit and other goodies - more details to come.

If you are interested in going, send me a forum email (or click on the link below) addressed to Ian:

http://e-group.uk.net/forum/private.php?do=newpm

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In order to have enough time to get the tickets to the lucky ones, assuming there are more than 2 people interested , there will be a simple random draw next Wednesday (2nd July). So get in touch with me by the end of Tuesday, please.

You will need to make your own way to the circuit (Silverstone, Northants - near Towcester), but I believe parking is included in the package.

Good luck!

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Re: Two British GP tickets up for grabs!

If only my Home and Lifestyle Manager hadn't already made other plans for me that weekend......
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Re: Two British GP tickets up for grabs!

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If only my Home and Lifestyle Manager hadn't already made other plans for me that weekend.
I guess you don't want to ruin your chances for next year's fitch!
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I guess you don't want to ruin your chances for next year's fitch!
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Just don't want to ruin my chances. (Full stop!)
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Re: Two British GP tickets up for grabs!

Just thought I'd bump this up in case anyone might miss it...

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Re: Two British GP tickets up for grabs!

Anyone else want to put their name into the hat for a free hospitality VIP ticket to qualifying at the British Grand Prix next Saturday, courtesy of Olympus UK and the McLaren F1 team?

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Re: Two British GP tickets up for grabs!

Sounds like a great oppertunity, pity I'll be stuck in work.
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Sounds great, but i dont think my e500 and kit lenses are up to it
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Sounds great, but i dont think my e500 and kit lenses are up to it
You'd be surprised!
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You'd be surprised!
Absolutely! Particularly if you have the 40-150mm - it's surprisingly capable!

But don't forget wide shots with the 14-42 either.

My "Home and Lifestyle Manager" (love that!) has also made plans for me involving the in-laws. Guess where I'd rather be?
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Re: Two British GP tickets up for grabs!

Here is some further information from Olympus UK:

Extra Special Offer to E-Group members


Olympus have a pair of VIP passes to Saturday 5th July qualifying.

Take advantage of the best hospitality on the grid. Get a tour of the Paddock, seats in the grandstand and a talk from the team (McLaren) with personal appearances by the drivers.

Open from 8-30 am you will be able to take advantage of breakfast, lunch and tea with a Paddock Club Car pass thrown in.

The Formula One Paddock Club Village is a group of private marquees surrounding a central open garden, each with its own patio seating area and lounge area. Separate marquees house the Paddock Club bar and various entertainment within the garden area.


I'd just like to clarify the ticket availability - there are two tickets; so I have decided that if the first person out of the hat has a friend or partner to bring, he or she can have both tickets. However, if only one ticket is required, a second drawing will take place for the second ticket.

A dim view will be held if the pair of tickets is claimed and only one is used - you will be joining a group of other Olympus guests on the day.

Once again - good luck for the draw; there is still time - you have until the end of tomorrow (Tuesday).

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Re: Two British GP tickets up for grabs!

my 'Home, Lifestyle and Funds Manager' is quite happy for me to enter...if I can get the day off on Friday, Get a flight out of Shetland, hire a car, find a hotel and then do the reverse to get back on Sunday - and how do I do that without missing the GP on telly?
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Re: Two British GP tickets up for grabs!

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there is still time - you have until the end of tomorrow (Tuesday).

Ian


SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!

Dont tell everyone! - how am i supposed to win if everyone knows!
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Re: Scanny is first out if the GP hat!

Scanny is the first out of the hat!

Well done Scanny (Steve). Please check your forum mail and reply asap!

If Steve only needs one ticket, a second draw will be made for that spare ticket.

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Wow!! What can i say!
A huge thankyou to Ian and Olympus for this oppertunity, it certainly goes to show that olympus through this forum and Ian, know how to look after their users and build on the brand loyalty they have!

I graduate My Beng in Motorsport engineering this summer so im thrilled to be seeing the machines up close and personal- that i have oggled over and used for the basis of my design concepts for my dissertation on Kinematics. Well not to forget the most important part, the V8 whine.

Hopefully ill be overflowing with pictures and stories come saturday evening and ill post up the best ones.

Again, Thankyou for this oppertuninty

Steve

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